Building Safety Manager

Evolve Housing + Support
South Wimbledon
Contract type: 
Deadline for applications: 
Friday, 21 December 2018 - 9:00am

You will be responsible for leading and developing the Facilities services team to ensure that we meet or exceed quality standards and regulatory requirements.  You will provide guidance and information regarding Health and Safety and Fire Safety to all our service delivery teams.  You will oversee that day to day management of many of our contracts to ensure that external services are delivered in accordance with the contact and that any difficulties are addressed in a timely and positive manner.

You will have experience of successfully leading and managing a facilities service.  You will have good technical knowledge of key agencies, legislation and practices within a wider facilities management remit.  You will have a participative approach and a commitment to involving customers in service delivery. You will be a communicator who can negotiate and influence when needed. 

About  Evolve Housing + Support

Evolve is a leading homelessness charity in London, providing housing and support to over 2,000 people each year.

We believe in building on people’s strengths, aspirations and goals to help break the cycle of homelessness and help them move forward with their lives.

We offer a programme of support tailored to meet people’s individual needs, including housing, employment and skills training, mentoring and counselling. We work with young parents and children at risk of exclusion to build the skills and resilience that can help prevent homelessness. We campaign to end street homelessness. We build affordable homes to help people move on to an independent life.

Our mission is to help children, young people and adults who are homeless or at risk of homelessness reach their potential, and move on to live happy, fulfilled lives.

Your application

We are an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community, including people who have experienced homelessness themselves.

If you are interested in applying for this position please visit the Work For Us Page on our website

When applying for this role please ensure you upload a Supporting Statement answering the questions below:

-      Outline your experience of leading and managing a facilities service

-      Outline your experience of managing contracts/contractors with examples

-      Outline your knowledge and practical application of health & safety and fire safety  law and legislation

-      Provide an example of a time you have managed budgets tightly and use resources to deliver effective services.

Please ensure that your answers give a clear outline of how your application meets the criteria for this job.


Based at Central Office (south Wimbledon) with routine working in all other sites in London

Interview date

7 and 10 January 2019            

Competitive salary, comprehensive training and development programme, Medicash, 26 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays, occupational sick pay, contributory group pension scheme, free life assurance and salary sacrifice schemes (eg. Cycle to work)

Flexible working arrangements may be possible and can be discussed during the recruitment process.


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